Immigrant entrepreneurs founded 25% of tech, engineering startups in MD since 2006 [Report]

Figure 5 from the Kauffman Foundation report, which “indicates the percentage of companies founded by immigrants in each of these states.” Maryland is “one of seven states where immigrants founded more than 24 percent of … technology businesses,” according to Capital News Service. That figure comes from a recent Kauffman Foundation report, which found that […]

Figure 5 from the Kauffman Foundation report, which “indicates the percentage of companies founded by immigrants in each of these states.”
Maryland is “one of seven states where immigrants founded more than 24 percent of … technology businesses,” according to Capital News Service.
That figure comes from a recent Kauffman Foundation report, which found that about 25 percent of technology and engineering companies in Maryland have immigrant founders.

From the Capital News Service article:

Maryland is a natural fit for immigrants with innovative ideas, [economic development professor at the University of Maryland Jeff]Werling said, because of the state’s strong technology and science industries, the state government’s commitment to work with minority-owned businesses and the existence of programs to help people start businesses. [more]

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